The Delaware Marathon™

Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park, Wilmington, DE
 Sunday, April 28, 2019 @ 7:00am

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Registrants must be 16 years of age and be able to complete the full 26.2 mile course in under 6 hours (13:44 min/mile pace).

Field Size

The 2019 marathon field will be capped at 1,000 runners, with a total of 3,000 runners in all events; although the Race Director reserves the right to change the size of the marathon field.


Registration for the Delaware Marathon™ opens on July 28, 2018. Online registration will close close April 26, 2019 at 11:59pm or earlier if the field is filled, registration will be available at the expo if space remains. Please register early as we have sold out in the past.

Once you have registered, please take the time to confirm the accuracy of the information. You may be able to look up and edit your information HERE.

Referral Rewards

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2018 Marathon Course

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The 2019 course will continue to highlight the best Wilmington landmarks but we plan to tweak the course to remove some of the sharp turns and unclear course features that sometimes cause confusion amongst the runners.

Turn-by-Turn Directions  Elevation Map (2 loops)  MapMyRun Course Map

2018 Race Premiums

*2019 Race Premiums to be announced at a later date.

We are excited to announce that all race premiums for the 2018 Delaware Marathon Running Festival will once again be performance race shirts provided by Under Armour.  

SHIRTS ARE GENDER SPECIFIC (only men’s shown in image)


  • Updated UA Tech™ fabric has a softer, more natural feel for incredible all-day comfort
  • Signature Moisture Transport System wicks sweat so it dries fast
  • Lightweight stretch construction improves mobility for full range of motion
  • Anti-microbial technology keeps your gear smelling fresher, longer
  • Raglan sleeves unlock mobility for serious range of motion
  • Center front logo
  • Polyester
  • Loose fit

View Shirt Sizing Chart


Each marathon finisher will earn a medal to commemorate their successful completion of the race.


*2019 race medal design to be announced at a later date.

2018 medal design features a bottle opener so you can use it for years to come.

Marathon Awards

Overall Winners: Trophies will be awarded to the overall male and female champions as well as to the and the second and third place finishers.

Awards Ceremony: The awards ceremony will take place at the main stage in the center of Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park at 12:00pm. Only the overall winners from the full marathon, half marathon, team relay, Dare Devil, and 5k will be awarded at the ceremony. Age group awards will be mailed.

Age Groups: Prizes go to the top three non-elite male and female age group finishers for the marathon in each of the following divisions: 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35- 39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70+

Age group awards will be mailed within a month after the event after finishing times have been verified.


Results & History

See past results HERE.

Read about the extensive event history HERE.